Techmeme
November 5, 2021, 1:05 AM

Top News

Kurt Wagner / Bloomberg:
Square reports Q3 revenue of $3.84B, up 27% YoY but missing $4.51B estimates, bitcoin revenue of $1.81B, up 11% YoY, and gross payment volume of $45.4B, up 43%  —  - Overall third-quarter sales fall short of analysts' estimates  — Gross profit was up 43% from the same period a year earlier
MacKenzie Sigalos / CNBC:
AnandTech:
Review of Intel's ~$650 flagship i9-12900K Alder Lake CPU, which performs close to AMD's 5950X and 5900X depending on workloads, while adding DDR5 support  —  Today marks the official retail availability of Intel's 12th Generation Core processors, starting with the overclockable versions this side of the New Year, and the rest in 2022.
Jessica Bursztynsky / CNBC:
Uber reports Q3 revenue of $4.8B, up 72% YoY, gross bookings of $23.1B, up 57% YoY, with Mobility up 67% to $9.9B and Delivery up 50% to $12.8B  —  - Uber reported third-quarter financial results Thursday, which included a first-ever adjusted EBITDA profit.  — The company reported a net loss of $2.4 billion for the quarter.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft warns Windows 11 users that features, including the Snipping Tool, touch keyboard, and emoji panel, aren't loading due to an expired certificate  —  Snipping Tool, the emoji picker, and other parts of Windows 11 are breaking  —  Microsoft has started warning Windows 11 users …
Takashi Mochizuki / Bloomberg:
Tanya Klich / Forbes:
Babylist, which operates an e-commerce and content hub for new parents, raises a $40M Series C led by Norwest, says revenue will reach $250M this year  —  Babylist, the decade-old registry platform that also operates as an e-commerce and content hub for new parents, just announced …
Wall Street Journal:
AT&T and Verizon postpone the December 5 launch of C-band 5G spectrum to address the FAA's concerns of potential interference with cockpit safety systems  —  Wireless carriers postpone planned Dec. 5 launch of new spectrum to address concerns about potential interference with cockpit safety systems
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
DJI launches Mavic 3 drone with dual-camera system, redesigned batteries offering up to 46 minutes of flight time, improved tracking and safety, and more  —  DJI today announced the launch of the Mavic 3, a followup to the company's Mavic 2 drone.  DJI says that the Mavic 3 represents the …
Samantha Subin / CNBC:
Airbnb Q3: revenue of $2.24B, up 67% YoY, vs estimates of $2.05B, net income of $834M, up 280% YoY, 79.7M nights and experiences booked, up 29% YoY  —  - Airbnb reported third-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat Wall Street revenue estimates but fell slightly short on bookings.
Eli Tan / CoinDesk:
Game studio Faraway raises a $21M Series A led by Lightspeed and FTX, plans to use the Solana blockchain in its most popular title Mini Royale  —  FTX and Lightspeed Venture Partners have led a $21 million Series A funding round for gaming studio Faraway.  —  Faraway said in a press release Thursday …
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Meta announces new tools for Facebook Group admins, including paid subgroups, the ability to create community fundraisers and shops, and more  —  At its Facebook Communities Summit today, the social networking giant announced a series of updates and new tools for managing Facebook Groups …
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Instagram brings back support for Twitter Card previews after removing the feature in 2012  —  Instagram is bringing back support for Twitter Card previews starting today.  Now when users share an Instagram link on Twitter, a preview of the post will be shown in the tweet.
Vlad Savov / Bloomberg:
Google says it will let Android app developers use alternative billing systems in the Google Play store in South Korea, complying with a new law  —  Alphabet Inc.'s Google said it will add the option for developers to offer alternative billing systems on its Android app store in South Korea …

Sponsor Posts

Intel:
Managing a Complex Multi-Cloud Environment Requires a Reliable Ecosystem  —  To avoid vendor lock-in and effectively manage your mission critical workload needs, you need a reliable ecosystem and architecture
MicroAcquire:
New opportunities are waiting for you  —  Join 100,000+ entrepreneurs buying and selling startups on the world's #1 acquisition marketplace.  Expertly curated to match serious buyers with pre-vetted startups of all sizes.
Zoho:
Zoho Sign and eID Easy for eIDAS-compliant digital signatures  —  The use of e-signatures is becoming increasingly widespread because of its extensive ease of use and collaboration.
Ortto:
Should you be using a CDP?  —  What is a customer data platform?  How is it different to a CRM and how will it help your business grow?
Techmeme Ride Home:
(TWTR SPC) - a16z's Chris Dixon (@cdixon) On The State Of Crypto And Web3
The day's tech news, every day at 5pm ET. Fifteen minutes and you're up to date.
Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 1:05 AM ET, November 5, 2021.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:

Earlier Picks

Alexander Osipovich / Wall Street Journal:
James Batchelor / GamesIndustry.biz:
Biz Carson / Protocol:
Michael Kan / PCMag:
Rebecca Heilweil / Vox:
Alex Heath / The Verge: